Bank of England targeted in Extinction Rebellion protest

BoE daubed in "fake oil" in Extinction rebellion protest
Extinction Rebellion / Joshua Templeton

The Bank of England was targeted by protesters from Extinction Rebellion today (April 1), who splattered the front entrance of the central bank with “fake oil”.

Extinction Rebellion said the protests – which also targeted commercial banks in London – were “designed to expose the role of banks in the climate and ecological crisis”.

City of London police said they had made one arrest for criminal trespass and three arrests for criminal damage. “We are currently policing a small protest outside

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